any scenic trail or route set aside for travel or recreational activities.

Origin of greenway

First recorded in 1970–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of greenway

  • “Both were originally viewed by Washington as the indispensable men to carry forward American policy,” Greenway said.

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Historical Examples of greenway

British Dictionary definitions for greenway



US a corridor of protected open space that is maintained for conservation, recreation, and non-motorized transportation
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